A heartbreaking series of events lead LaDerrica Knight, age 16, and her mother, Eula, to stay at our House near Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite. On May 15 of this year, LaDerrica’s father passed away suddenly from an undetected brain aneurysm. Just four days later, LaDerrica also suffered from a hidden brain hemorrhage and was rushed to the Children’s Hospital in Augusta, Georgia. As a result, she suffered from a massive bleed in […]

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The National Association of Ticket Brokers or NATB started its partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities in July of 2009. Since its commencement, the NATB donates tickets and invites volunteers to serve at our Houses across the nation through the 32 for 32 program. This program allows NATB member-brokers to not only donate 32 tickets for each NFL pre-season game to Ronald McDonald Houses but also donate 32 service hours or more at many Houses […]

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This June, Jack Smith was looking forward to a summer of fun. He had spent six weeks of his 2015 summer at our House near Egleston after having a selective dorsal rhizotomy surgery to help treat his muscle spasticity, and was looking forward to a summer without rehab. However, a new diagnosis interrupted his plans. Jack has a grade 3 glioma called anaplastic astrocytoma, a form of brain cancer. To complicate his diagnosis, he also […]

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Ashley Grace, or “AG” as her family and friends call her, survived a stroke in 2007 when she was 6 months old. As a result of her stroke, “AG” suffers from cerebral palsy and dystonia – a neurological movement disorder syndrome.  In 2015, Ashley Grace was referred to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite for treatment. During her Day Rehabilitation sessions, Ashley Grace received physical therapy and participated in the Robotics program. Not only […]

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The Liles family called our House their “home-away-from-home” while one of their twin daughters was receiving treatment for a heart condition at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston. “I don’t have anything but good things to say about the House. As soon as we walked in, the staff and volunteers were super welcoming to us and our girls… I could go on and on about the blessing they have been to us all during our […]

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